Gigartina falcata J.
Gigartina falcata J.Agardh 1851: 266
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1851). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 1. pp. [i]-xii, -336 + 337-351 [Addenda and Indices]. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chondracanthus acicularis (Roth) Fredericq
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Guiry, M.D. (1997). Benthic red, brown and green algae. In: The Species Directory of the Marine Fauna and Flora of the British Isles and Surrounding Seas. (Howson, C.M. & Picton, B.E. Eds), pp. 341-367. Belfast & Ross-on-Wye: Ulster Museum & Marine Conservation Society.
Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 October 2018.